Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Property Description

Al Salam Camp is an idyllic family-run oasis on the West Bank of the Nile at Luxor, just a few kilometres from the Valley of the Kings and other world famous sites.

Whether you are road-weary traveller or a bushy-tailed adventurer seeking something a little different, Al Salam Camp is the perfect escape off the beaten track. Cross the Nile and step into a peaceful world free from the hassle of touts, taxi drivers and tour groups.
What is Al Salam Camp all about?

Then Kolokolo Bird said, with a mournful cry, 'Go to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Nile, all set about with fever-trees, and find out.'
- adapted from Rudyard Kipling's 'Just So Stories'

Al Salam camp ensures the safety of its guests. Be welcome and free from worry.

- Free Wifi
- Hot & Cold showers, clean shared facilities
- Enjoy home cooked food from our family kitchen
- Cold Stella and fruit juices
- Evening campfires
- Smoking area
- Cool places to relax in the shade, play board-games, read, listen to music, or just chat
- Free Pick-up from Luxor train station
- 200egp pick-up from Airport

Be it land, sea or air, we can arrange almost any kind of transport or ride: Camels, horses, donkeys, bike and motorbike hire, hot-air balloon at sunrise or faluka at sunset. Just ask and we will make your dream a reality.

From time to time we arrange special activities at Al Salam, such as having musicians perform, workshops or small movie screenings. If a group of people has an activity they we like to enjoy at the camp, we are always interested to hear it and to try and make it so.

Our guests come from all over the world - no matter who you are, you are welcome.

We have eight comfortable huts built in traditional style and sited around a central courtyard where you can eat, relax and plan your adventures.

There are three types of hut available: private twin, private double and 4 person dorm.
All rooms have a ceiling fan and mosquito net, and there are plenty of blankets for the winter months (which are generally not too cold).

The shared bathroom facilities are clean, spacious and hot water is available.

Private huts and dorm huts are clean and tidy and free of pests. Mosquito netting is also provided above beds.

Bathroom facilities are shared (locks on showers and toilets), however because of the size and intimacy of the site, they are kept in pristine condition to ensure the comfort of our guests.

There is also room to pitch your tent or park your vehicle if you so desire.

We are located within a stones throw of the Nile on the West Bank in Luxor, near Ramlah village. It is a short ferry ride from the East bank and close to restaurants, cafes and the West bank Luxor shopping district. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    26 Sep 2019
    Amazing time here, host was incredible and probably the best person I've met in Egypt, also a great cook! Very backpacker friendly hostel
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    15 Sep 2019
    Ahmed and his family have the best spot in Luxor. It’s nice and quiet, away from the hustle of the east bank. Great common area to meet other travellers and get to know Ahmed. Would recommend this place to anyone!!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    16 Apr 2019
    This is a great choice for someone looking for a spot outside the hustle and bustle of the city. Just a boat ride away from the city center and a bike ride away from Vally of the Kings. My partner and I really enjoyed this little hidden gem outside the tourist area. The owner is always around and willing to help with anything. You are welcome to eat there for breakfast, lunch and dinner; he makes killer omelets! Highly recommend this wonderful place!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    27 Mar 2019
    Best place Iv stayed in Egypt! Such a cute place/ wonderful friendly, helpful host, felt more like a homestay than a hostel. Ahmed has huts that you stay in for 1-2 people, and a main bathroom with the best hot water I have had here! Both were very clean! His wife cooked us dinner and Amhed even gave us party favors ;p to enjoy by the fire! Much more peaceful area, quieter, reasturants near by. Ahmed went above and beyond to book things for us cheaper than what we found in town. Recommed 👍
    Canada, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.7


    13 Jun 2019
    Ahmed was an incredible host. We were able to rent bikes from him and get great recommendations. He is a true family man who wants his guests to have the best experience. Great meals, good WiFi, and a very very laid back atmosphere.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    07 Apr 2019
    Great place to stay if you want to avoid the busy and noisy city of Luxor. This hostel is on the other side of the river and offers a quiet and cosy vibe. It is very easy to get to Luxor if you want to go -- 10-minute boat ride that hostel owner can arrange (50 EGP = 3 USD). The owner is very nice and welcoming. He arranged several boat rides for us and an incredible hot air ballooning experience. Also, the meals and beer are not included but were very good (hard to find alcohol in Egypt).
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    10 Apr 2019
    A great hostel with a great host. Would recommend.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    14 Mar 2019
    Really chill and quiet place to stay on the west side of the Nile. Ahmed is an amazing host who can sort you out with whatever you need but also great conversation. The transfers to/from the airport and train station are quite expensive, but reliable.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    06 Oct 2019
    Bike hire is a great addition. Host happy to answer questions and chill out in the evening with you. You get what you pay for.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.9


    21 Mar 2019
    My friend and I really enjoyed our stay. Ahmed was very nice, made us a camp fire. The huts are small but very cozy. On the West Bank so you do need to take a boat to East Bank and there’s not much to do around the area but it’s good for hanging out and relaxing. Only thing was that there was no other guests at the camp while we were there.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Children's Play Area
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Wi-Fi